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Melissa Griffith

Vice President, Analytics & Strategy
Kaplan North America

Melissa Griffith serves as Vice president of strategy and corporate development at Kaplan North America, part of global educational services provider Kaplan Inc, where her strategic insight and leadership are instrumental in shaping the company's future. With over two decades of experience at Kaplan, Melissa has been at the forefront of the company's evolution, initially contributing to its pioneering digital and distance learning initiatives. She also played a leading role in mapping out Kaplan’s successful digital and technology strategy.

Throughout her tenure, Melissa has navigated various roles across technology, finance, and strategy, demonstrating her versatility and deep understanding of the education sector. Today, her focus is on identifying the next wave of educational trends and cutting edge companies in the industry. Melissa's approach combines rigorous analysis with a visionary outlook, ensuring Kaplan not only adapts to changes but perhaps even more importantly, is a changemaker.

Melissa holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Barry University.

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